Kanzy Emad El Defrawy

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Kanzy Emad El Defrawy
Kanzy Emad El Defrawy - January 2017.jpg
El Defrawy after winning a 10k PSA Tournament in Wilmington, Delaware, January 2017
Full nameKanzy Emad Farid El Defrawy
Country Egypt
ResidenceConnecticut, United States
Born (1994-05-05) May 5, 1994 (age 24)
Cairo, Egypt
Height155 centm (5.09 ft)
Weight64 kg (141 lb)
PlaysRight handed
Coached byChris Walker
Racquet usedSalming
Women's singles
Highest ranking29 (December 2011)
Current ranking37 (May 2017)
Last updated on: May 2017.

Kanzy Emad El Defrawy (born May 5, 1994) is an Egyptian squash player.

El Defrawy won her first Women's Squash Association Tour title at the NASH Cup in London, Ontario, Canada, in September 2014.[1] In 2015, she won the Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital Open and in 2016, won the Richmond Open, the Jordan Squash Federation Amman Open, the Play Squash Women's Open and the LiveStuff Open. During 2017, she has won the Delaware Women's Open and the Bahl and Gaynor Cincinnati Gaynor Cup.[2]

El Defrawy started playing squash at seven years of age. She started to play internationally at 13, but had to undergo knee surgery aged 14 and had a difficult recovery from the surgery. She studied at Trinity College in Connecticut. El Defrawy won the Dutch Junior Open five times, the Pioneer Junior Open four times, the French and German Junior Opens once each, and the African and Arab Cups. She also won the U-19 World Championships twice.[3]

Kanzy El Defrawy in 2013

References[edit]

  1. ^ Harding, Howard (September 28, 2014). "Egyptian claims maiden WSA Tour title". Squash Mad. Retrieved May 29, 2017.
  2. ^ "Kanzy Emad El Defrawy: Player bio". Professional Squash Association. Retrieved May 29, 2017.
  3. ^ Ugolik, R.J. (January 31, 2013). "Trinity Women's Squash Has A Rookie Fighter At The Top Of The Lineup". Trinity College. Retrieved May 29, 2017.

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